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10 things to do in Piedmont in an autumn gateway Wonder why “la dolce vita” concept comes from Italy? The food, the wine, the spectacular landscapes, the art and history, fashion, beautiful cars…is there anything Italy is missing? As we happen to adore those particular aspects of life (with focus in landscapes wine and food) […]

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10 things to do in Piedmont, on an autumn gateway Wonder why “la dolce vita” concept comes from Italy? The food, the wine, the spectacular landscapes, the art and history, fashion, beautiful cars…is there anything Italy is missing? As we happen to adore those particular aspects of life (with focus in landscapes wine and food) […]

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A couple of months ago, one of our boat trip shipmates was reading this book that we found out it’s the long awaited sequel of Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, so at return, anxious for some lyrical adventure we ordered “The Mountain Shadow”. It is part of the trilogy and together with the 2 Shantaram novels transmits […]

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There’s no better wine than the wine you’re having at the domain. Besides the emotion of the place and the amazing views that ravish you, there’s the technical detail: the storage, which in a winery is perfect: the right temperature, the right angle, all in all…perfect conditions. We had to visit La Gerla Winery after […]

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I was mentioning our Brunello di Montalcino tasting tours in the previous article on our trip to Montalcino, Tuscany. Now I would like to write a series of few small articles about the wine tasting in each winery we’ve been. Alexandra Adamek, our sommelier host and founder of Select Tasting, gave us the tour and briefly introduced us into the world of […]

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“Where you are is who you are. The further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice of place is the choice of something you crave.” – Under the Tuscan sun There’s definitely something magical about Tuscany, and it’s difficult to put your finger on exactly what […]

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